Shaw (Watha T. Daniel)
Neighborhood Library

Adult Learning Lab

Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 4:00 pm

Skill assessments for adults who need a high school diploma (GED or National External Diploma) and tutoring for those with skills at the high school level. Tutoring on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 4-7 p.m. Assessments on Wednesdays only. Please note: in order to qualify for tutoring, you must take the assessment first.
Maker Camp

Tuesday Crafternoons

Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 4:00 pm

Join us for a fun afternoon of arts and crafts. Recommended for kids ages 5-12.  Groups of eight or more children must call 202-727-0971 to that ensure space is available.

English Conversation Circle

Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 10:00 am

A drop-in group for adult speakers of other languages to improve their oral skills in American English and gain more confidence in speaking. Participants should have at least a working knowledge of English.
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 10:00 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their caregivers will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-to-40-minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. Class groups and daycares are welcome at these sessions. No children under 2 years of age are permitted unless attending with a sibling or class group.  
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 10:30 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their caregivers will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-to-40-minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. Class groups and daycares are welcome at these sessions. No children under 2 years of age are permitted unless attending with a sibling or class group.  
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Teen Advisory Group

Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 4:30 pm

Need community service hours? Consider joining Teen Advisory Group. We are responsible youth ages 14-18 who help with service projects and plan teen events at the library. We meet in the Teen Space or Children's Room every Wednesday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. No prior signup is necessary.
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Coffee & Conversation

Thursday, April 26, 2018, 11:00 am

Join other DC Public Library customers, library staff, and local community members for free coffee and conversation every fourth Thursday of the month beginning November 30. 
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Friday, April 27, 2018, 10:00 am

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to 2 years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.  This is a ticketed first-come, first-served program. 
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Friday, April 27, 2018, 10:30 am

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to 2 years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.  This is a ticketed first-come, first-served program.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Friday, April 27, 2018, 11:00 am

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to 2 years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program. This is a ticketed first-come, first-served program. 

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